Thursday, December 1, 2022

Monkeypox virus can persist in semen for weeks after recovery: Lancet
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
While experts have long debated whether monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease or not, a new study published in the journal Lancet shows that the infectious virus can persist in semen for weeks after recovery. ... read..

US doctors perform 1st-ever heart transplant between 2 HIV-positive patients
New York | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
In a world first, the US doctors successfully performed HIV-positive to HIV-positive heart transplant. ... read..

Monkeypox deaths: Is encephalitis to be blamed?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
While encephalitis is a possible complication of monkeypox, co-infections with other diseases as well as immunity level can play a vital role in the deaths caused by the virus, experts said on Wednesday. ... read..

Study finds inflammatory bowel disease increases risk for pregnant women
Columbia | August 3, 2022 11:58:07 PM IST
Compared to pregnant women without IBD, pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease and their unborn children suffer more risks and problems. These are the conclusions of a recent study which examined the outcomes of more than 8 million pregnancies. ... read..

Study: Vitamin K has a novel function in the prevention of cell death
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:58:05 PM IST
Researchers report on a novel function of vitamin K, which is generally known for its importance in blood clotting. The researchers discovered that the fully reduced form of vitamin K acts as an antioxidant efficiently inhibiting ferroptosis cell death. ... read..

Children, teenagers getting spinal surgery don't need so many opioids: Study
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:57:48 PM IST
According to a study, children and teenagers with scoliosis who undergo spinal fusion can still be given an acceptable amount of pain medication while using fewer opioids. ... read..

Study finds how highly resistant strains of fungi emerge
Washington | August 3, 2022 11:27:46 PM IST
Antibiotic resistance is a matter of common knowledge. And the same phenomenon also occurs with drugs against pathogenic fungi. What causes it is still not very well understood. ... read..

Study reveals ditching toothbrush can help get whiter teeth and less cavities
Washington | August 3, 2022 7:28:05 PM IST
People notice your smile when they first meet you. People desire healthy, bright white teeth to feel more secure when flashing wide-mouthed, eye-crinkling smiles. ... read..

Race discrimination linked to increased risk of premature and underweight babies: Study
Washington | August 3, 2022 3:27:43 PM IST
According to a pooled data analysis of the available evidence having an underweight and premature baby is associated with having experienced racial discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, skin colour, or nationality. ... read..

K'taka ups vigil along Kerala border over rising monkeypox cases
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Even as it is increasing precautionary measures, the government of Karnataka has urged people not to be unduly worried about the monkey pox threat looming over the world. ... read..

Delhi HC closes proceedings of pleas related to Covid-19
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:11 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday closed the proceedings in a group of pleas related to Covid-19, ranging from anti-Covid vaccination, oxygen availability, hospital infrastructure, etc, filed during the pandemic. ... read..

Odisha seeks kits for detection of monkeypox virus
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Odisha government on Tuesday urged the Centre to provide kits to the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, for detection of the monkeypox virus. ... read..

741 new Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Covid cases continued to mount in J&K on Tuesday with 741 new cases reported during the last 24 hours, though there was no death. ... read..

New framework for investigating stability during walking: Research
Washington | August 2, 2022 11:56:12 PM IST
By using mechanical energetics to measure stability, researchers gain deeper insights into how and why we fall. ... read..

Do you know iron buildup in brain linked to higher risk for movement disorders? Study reveals
San Diego (California) | August 2, 2022 10:56:30 PM IST
The body absorbs too much iron due to a condition known as hereditary hemochromatosis, which is brought on by a gene mutation. This causes tissue damage and diseases like liver disease, heart disease, and diabetes. However, scant and conflicting research ... read..

Study: Ultrasound exposure improves depressive behaviour in rat model of depression
Washington | August 2, 2022 7:58:28 PM IST
Whole-body exposure to high-frequency ultrasound increases brain activity in humans. However, little is known about its impact and associated mechanisms on emotional states like depression. ... read..

Study reveals fewer people tried to quit smoking during COVID-19 pandemic
Georgia | August 2, 2022 4:58:56 PM IST
According to a recent study conducted by the American Cancer Society (ACS), fewer adults tried to quit smoking in the United States after the onset of COVID-19 and the trend continued for over a year. ... read..

Study finds if acupuncture can help ward off diabetes
Washington | August 2, 2022 3:57:00 PM IST
A new study from Edith Cowan University has found acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool in avoiding type 2 diabetes. ... read..

Diarrhoea claims 17 lives in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
As many as 17 people have died of diarrhoea in seven districts of Odisha so far, Health Minister Naba Kishore Das told the Assembly on Monday. ... read..

Delhi records second monkeypox case, nationwide tally reaches 6
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Monday reported its second monkeypox case. ... read..

Dedication, commitment pivotal building blocks for healthy nation: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A positive attitude and healthy mental framework, along with dedication and commitment, are pivotal building blocks for a healthy and progressive nation, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday. ... read..

Researchers track impact of Covid protective plastic gear on wildlife
Toronto | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The proliferation of single-use plastic products -- masks, disposable gloves, testing kits and hygienic wipes -- which rose sharply throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, has significantly affected the environment as well as wildlife, according to a study. ... read..

Monkeypox spread unchecked in India, stigma likely hindering testing: Experts
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
Monkeypox cases are spreading unchecked in India, and the stigma attached to the disease is likely hindering the testing process in the country, health experts said on Monday. ... read..

Diets high in calcium, potassium may prevent recurrent symptomatic kidney stones; Study
Rochester | August 2, 2022 12:56:22 AM IST
Aside from being extremely painful, kidney stones are also linked to cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and chronic kidney disease. The likelihood of developing another kidney stone within five years increases by 30 per cent if you've already had one. ... read..

Visual perception of people with autism can be improved through a new method: Study
Washington | August 2, 2022 12:56:16 AM IST
A new study proposes a new learning method for people with autism that may accelerate the learning process and even significantly improve capabilities in terms of visual perception. ... read..

Research: Short-term high protein diets may hinder endurance athletes
Washington | August 1, 2022 11:27:21 PM IST
New research has found that microbial instability in the gut could hinder the performance of elite endurance athletes, and that short-term, high-protein diets are associated with this type of imbalance. ... read..

Engineers develop stamp-sized device to provide ultrasound imaging of internal organs
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | August 1, 2022 10:56:27 PM IST
Using live images of a patient's internal organs, ultrasound imaging gives doctors a safe, non-invasive insight into how the body functions. Trained technicians use ultrasound probes and wands to guide sound waves into the body in order to take these pict ... read..

Study suggests stable gut helps elite athletes perform better
Washington | August 1, 2022 3:58:14 PM IST
Microbial instability in the gut could hinder the performance of elite endurance athletes, and that short-term, high-protein diets are associated with this type of imbalance, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..

Myanmar extends Covid-19 restrictions
Yangon | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Myanmar announced the extension of coronavirus preventive measures until August 31, according to the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 on Sunday. ... read..

Delhi reports 1,263 fresh Covid cases
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported a marginal decline in fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, at 1,263 against 1,333 reported on previous day, while there was no new death, as per the health bulletin. ... read..

High insulin dosage linked to cancer in Type-1 diabetes patients: Study
New York | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Higher insulin dose is positively associated with cancer incidence, finds a study. ... read..

Plant-based meat healthier, more sustainable than animal products: Study
London | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Plant-based dietary alternatives to animal products are better for the environment and for human health, according to a study. ... read..

Daycare associated with increased complications in preterm children with chronic lung disease: Study
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) | July 31, 2022 4:26:02 PM IST
Attending day-care in the first three years of life is linked with an increase in lung complications in children who were born prematurely and diagnosed with a form of chronic lung disease, according to the findings of a recent new study. ... read..

World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Shedding light on importance, benefits, and history
New Delhi | July 31, 2022 2:27:28 PM IST
World Breastfeeding Week is annually celebrated from August 1 to 7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Initially, around 70 countries used to commemorate the week, however now, it is celebrated by 170 countries. ... read..

Getting less than nine hours of sleep can cause serious mental problems in children: Study
Washington | July 31, 2022 5:28:30 AM IST
According to a new study, getting less than nine hours of sleep in a day leads to cognitive impairment, mental problems and less grey matter in brain regions. ... read..

Delhi reports 1,333 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported 1,333 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, against 1,245 reported on previous day, and three more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

Delhi HC asks govt to decide on ban on sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court has directed the city government to decide on the recommendations of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) on a plea seeking a ban on medically unnecessary, sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants and childre ... read..

IMA demands Punjab Health Minister quit for misconduct with Baba Farid varsity VC
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association has demanded the resignation and an unconditional apology from Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra for his misbehaviour with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Vice Chancellor, Raj Bahadur. ... read..

703 new Covid cases, two deaths in J&K
Srinagar | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 703 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths during the last 24 hours. ... read..

When world questioned India's ability in dealing pandemic, professionals rose to occasion: Mandaviya
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Highlighting the Covid pandemic as an inflexion point for the country in all aspects, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that "when world questioned the ability of India in dealing with the pandemic, our professionals rose to the occ ... read..

Study reveals language areas in the human brain have unique connections
Washington | July 30, 2022 11:55:52 PM IST
The process through which our brain developed into a language-ready brain has been better understood by neuroscientists. The network of connections between language centres in our brains has grown more than previously imagined, compared to the connections ... read..

Weak handgrip strength might indicate major health issues: Study
Austria | July 30, 2022 11:29:04 PM IST
According to a recent study, by checking handgrip strength, one can rapidly and easily determine muscle strength, a significant predictor of death. ... read..

Children prefer natural food more than processed, suggests study
Edinburgh | July 30, 2022 3:26:49 PM IST
Children rate foods they perceive to be natural as having greater levels of taste, safety, and desire than the ones they perceive to be manufactured, suggests the findings of a recent study. ... read..

Ghaziabad water samples fail quality test
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Water samples from Ghaziabad's Kaushambi failed in the quality test with the amount of chloride detected twice and TDS (total dissolved solids) four times above permissible levels. ... read..

TN govt to waive off medical internship fee for FMGE cleared students
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu government has decided to waive off the Rs 2 lakh fee for students who clear the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) in order to obtain internships at government medical colleges in the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ma S ... read..

Delhi continues with 1K-plus Covid tally for 3rd day running, one more death
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
Delhi on Friday reported 1,245 fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, the third successive day when its tally crossed over 1,000 after around one month, while there was one new death, the government health bulletin said. ... read..

Online facility to register, download 'Golden Cards' in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
To achieve 100 per cent saturation of Golden cards, the Jammu and Kashmir government has developed online facility for the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir through which they can register for Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY)-SEHAT ... read..

Monkeypox strain in India different from Europe: ICMR-NIV study
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
A team of Indian scientists have found that the monkeypox virus strain circulating in the country is different from the strain that caused 'superspreader events' in Europe, leading to a global outbreak of the disease. ... read..

727 new cases, 2 Covid related deaths in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Covid spread continued unabated in J&K on Friday as 727 new cases and two deaths were reported in the UT during the last 24 hours. ... read..

Long Covid: Women more likely to have smell, taste problems
Singapore | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Women are less likely to recover their sense of smell and taste after a Covid infection than men, according to a study of long Covid. ... read..

Study finds plant-based meat 'healthier and more sustainable than animal products'
Bath | July 29, 2022 11:26:57 PM IST
According to a new study, plant-based nutritional substitutes for animal products are healthier for both the environment and people than the animal products they are meant to replace. ... read..

Preventive vitamin A gets missed by two in five eligible children in India
New Delhi | July 29, 2022 8:57:10 PM IST
A recent analysis of representative survey data has found that two in five eligible children in India are missing out on preventive vitamin A supplementation designed to ward off the health problems associated with deficiency of the vitamin. ... read..

Researchers investigate relation between service dogs and soldiers with PTSD symptoms
Washington | July 29, 2022 4:56:41 AM IST
In a recent investigation, characteristics and mechanisms that may underlie the mental health consequences of these interactions were examined in relation to service dogs used by American soldiers suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ... read..

States asked to speed fund utilisation for new medical colleges
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The Centre on Thursday urged 14 states to speedily accelerate utilisation of central funds and exponentially expedite completion of new medical colleges, attached with existing district or referral hospitals, approved under Centrally Sponsored Scheme for ... read..

Delhi reports over 1,000 Covid cases for second day in row
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi on Thursday reported 1,128 fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, the second successive day when its tally crossed over 1,000 after around one month, while there was no new death, the government health bulletin said. ... read..

Monkeypox: Fear pushing people to dermatologists to check for symptoms
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Pooja (name changed), a 10-month old baby, developed blisters on hands and feet. Fearing it to be monkeypox infection, the parents rushed the child to a dermatologist, who diagnosed it to be an insect bite reaction. ... read..

Covid surge continues in J&K, 685 new cases
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Covid continueS to surge in J&K on Thursday with 685 new cases and one death reported during the last 24 hours. ... read..

82-year-old missing from Covid hospital for a year, SC seeks report from UP in 2 months
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The disappearance of an 82-year-old Covid patient, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, from a hospital has become a mystery. ... read..

Chandigarh administration takes stock of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 28, 2022 8:28:43 PM IST
Considering recent cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, Dharam Pal, adviser of the Union Territory of Chandigarh, reviewed the situation on Thursday. ... read..

Researchers find new effective therapeutic approaches to treat tuberculosis
Washington | July 28, 2022 6:57:06 AM IST
The leading infectious disease around the world, tuberculosis, which affects around 25% of the world's population, is still caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Drug-resistant strains have made it difficult to treat infections, but professor Helen Zgursk ... read..

Do you know frequent naps and high blood pressure are interlinked? Study reveals
Washington | July 28, 2022 6:30:14 AM IST
According to new research, napping frequently is linked to increased risks for high blood pressure and stroke. ... read..

Biocon Q1FY23 revenue up 23% at Rs 2,217 cr
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Global biopharmaceuticals company Biocon on Wednesday reported 23 per cent rise in revenue for the first quarter of financial year 2023, at Rs 2,217 crore. ... read..

ICMR invites EoI for developing monkeypox vaccine, diagnostic kits
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research on Wednesday invited Expressions of Interest for the development of vaccine and diagnostic kits for monkeypox. ... read..

Can monkeypox infections turn dangerous?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The lesions and blisters caused by monkeypox virus are, although, very painful, and lead to hospitalisation, the diseases may not be as deadly as Covid-19 for the general public, health experts contended on Wednesday. ... read..

Concerns about effects of fertility treatment on children's development unwarranted: Study
Washington | July 28, 2022 2:27:16 AM IST
Differences in the growth, weight, and body fat levels of children conceived through fertility treatment are small, and no longer apparent by late adolescence, finds new research. The study sought to address concerns around whether fertility treatment is ... read..

Variation in adult height largely due to inherited genetic factors: Study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The normal variation in adult height is largely due to inherited genetic factors. But, by contrast, at the extreme of short stature, patients often have mutations in single gene, resulting in a large effect on their height, said a study. ... read..

India achieved replacement level fertility: MoS Health
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
India has achieved replacement level fertility with as many as 31 states/UTs having achieved a Total Fertility Rate of 2.1 or less and modern contraceptive usage has increased substantially to 56.5 per cent, Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Prav ... read..

Delhi reports 781 new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Tuesday reported a major rise in fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 781 against 463 reported the previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

No provision to accommodate medical students from foreign institutes: Centre
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
There is no provision to accommodate or transfer medical students from any foreign medical institutes to Indian medical colleges, the Parliament was told on Tuesday. ... read..

Oppn slams govt over outbreak of cholera in Odisha's Kashipur
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The opposition BJP and the Congress in Odisha Assembly on Tuesday slammed the state government for outbreak of cholera in the tribal district of Rayagada. ... read..

Covid surges in J&K, 697 new cases
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Covid infections continued to surge in J&K on Tuesday as 697 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours. ... read..

Why monkeypox can end up as large-scale global outbreak
Washington | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Many countries, including the US, are not doing enough to contain monkeypox, which can spiral into a large-scale global outbreak, an infectious disease epidemiologist warned. ... read..

New heart model to aid heart failure patients
Washington | July 26, 2022 10:56:58 PM IST
Researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences have created a new lab-based model of a heart and circulatory system that will aid in the testing of devices to treat one of the most common types of heart failure. ... read..

Research reveals green tea extract improves gut health and lowers blood sugar level
Columbus | July 26, 2022 10:26:16 PM IST
According to a recent study conducted on individuals with a cluster of heart disease risk factors, ingesting green tea extract for four weeks can lower blood sugar levels and enhance gut health by reducing inflammation and "leaky gut." ... read..

Study reveals cocoa to reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness
Guildford | July 26, 2022 9:56:36 PM IST
According to a recent study from the University of Surrey, cocoa only lowers blood pressure and arterial stiffness when these factors are elevated. ... read..

Researchers investigate drug used to treat botulism disease
Washington | July 26, 2022 7:55:55 AM IST
Botulism is a rare but deadly disease, and researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) are looking into a drug that is used to treat neuromuscular weakness as a potential treatment. ... read..

Researchers find variations in brain activity of children with and without ADHD
Chappel Hill (North Carolina) | July 26, 2022 7:25:52 AM IST
It's not simply a professional skill to multitask. It requires something known as cognitive flexibility, or the capacity to seamlessly switch between different brain processes, and it is essential to functioning as a person. Researchers from UNC undertook ... read..

Goa carrying out close surveillance to check monkeypox
Panaji | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Goa Health Department on Monday said that airport authorities and others have been asked to carry out close surveillance to detect monkeypox cases. ... read..

Covid cases continue to rise in NE states
Guwahati/Agartala | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Fresh Covid cases are continuing to rise across northeastern India with the authorities in most of these states yet to take any serious precautionary measures. ... read..

Monkeypox: Fear of stigma affecting public health response
London | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Although 98 per cent of monkeypox cases, to date, are seen among gay or bisexual men, a fear of stigmatising the disease has affected the public health response, experts have argued. ... read..

Father's age affects success of IVF treatment: Study
London | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Women are not only responsible for the success of IVF treatment, and father's age may also play a vital role than previously thought, finds a study. ... read..

Novel non-invasive test to identify major liver diseases at early stage
London | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Researchers have created a liquid biopsy test, which uses two circulating proteins, to test for major liver diseases. ... read..

Monkeypox scare: TN heightens surveillance at international airports
Chennai | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police and Health Department have heightened the surveillance at international airports in the state after monkeypox cases surfaced in Kerala and New Delhi. ... read..

Explained: What is monkeypox, how does it spread, how to avoid
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Monkeypox virus, that has crossed over 16,000 cases worldwide, is now a declared public health emergency of international concern like Covid and polio. ... read..

Study finds child malnutrition gets worsened by extreme heat exposure
New York | July 25, 2022 11:26:48 PM IST
Cornell University research has found that exposure to extreme heat increases both chronic and acute malnutrition among infants and young children in low-income countries, threatening to reverse decades of progress. ... read..

Early childhood enrichment may help reverse effects of lead poisoning: Study
Pennsylvania | July 25, 2022 10:26:22 PM IST
Over 3,500 genes in the hippocampus, a region of the brain important to learning and memory, are impacted by lead poisoning, according to a new study from Thomas Jefferson University. ... read..

Depression in young men can be beaten with a healthy diet
Washington | July 25, 2022 8:27:14 PM IST
Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. ... read..

Language areas in the human brain have unique connections
Washington | July 25, 2022 7:27:30 PM IST
Neuroscientists have gained new insight into how our brain evolved into a language-ready brain. Compared to chimpanzee brains, the pattern of connections of language areas in our brain has expanded more than previously thought. ... read..

Researchers reveal multiple diagnoses are the norm for mental illness in recent study
Boulder (Colorado) | July 25, 2022 6:58:21 AM IST
In their lives, more than half of people with one psychiatric disorder will also develop a second or third. A third or more have four or more. ... read..

Study: Sensor helps in early Alzheimer's detection of up to 17 years in advance
Washington | July 25, 2022 5:56:56 AM IST
In the blood, a sensor finds indicators for misfolded protein biomarkers. This provides a chance to identify Alzheimer's before any symptoms appear. Investigators want to make it ready for the market. ... read..

Researchers find how cells are connected to brain tumor growth and recurrence
Washington | July 25, 2022 5:56:54 AM IST
A study revealed that tumors are made up of many different cell types, including both cancerous and benign. The unique intricacy of the cells found inside brain tumours has been a defining feature of the condition, one that makes therapy very challenging. ... read..

Man with monkeypox-like symptoms admitted to Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad | Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
A man with suspected symptoms of monkeypox has been admitted to government-run Fever Hospital in Hyderabad, officials said on Sunday. ... read..

Delhi reports 729 new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi on Sunday reported marginal decline in new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 729 against 738 reported on previous day, while there were two more deaths, as per the government health bulletin. ... read..

African swine flu: Culling of pigs commences in Kerala's Wayanad
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After African swine flu was reported in Kerala's Wayanad, the district administration on Sunday began culling of pigs in the district, despite stiff opposition from pig farmers. ... read..

Covid vax does not negatively affect placental health: Study
New York | Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Vaccination against Covid-19 had no impact on the health of placentas in pregnant women, according to a new research. ... read..

Care for cardiac patients at every age requires mental health support: Study
Washington | July 25, 2022 1:27:02 AM IST
Resilience and high quality of life are demonstrated by many individuals born with heart defects; however, they may face a range of health-related psychological and social challenges throughout their lives. ... read..

Study shows flies, cockroaches not likely to spread Covid
New York | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Insects like biting flies and cockroaches are not likely to spread the agent of Covid-19 to humans, according to a study. ... read..

Wearable activity trackers encourage weight loss
Adelaide | July 24, 2022 8:29:15 PM IST
According to a new study by Australian researchers, millions of people worldwide believe that fitness trackers, pedometers and smart watches motivate them to exercise more and lose weight. ... read..

Exposure to phthalates increases chances of preterm delivery, finds study
New Delhi | July 24, 2022 3:27:06 PM IST
Pregnant women exposed to the chemical substances known as phthalates during pregnancy have a higher risk of premature birth, suggests a National Institutes of Health study, which included a Rutgers researcher. ... read..

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